Annaka Larson is a teacher at Paul and Sheila Wellstone Elementary in Saint Paul. She has been a member of the Saint Paul Federation of Educators for 12 years, a member of the SPFE political committee (COPE) since 2017 and the COPE chair since 2019. In 2020, she walked the picket lines as a strike captain during SPFE’s first strike since 1946. She served on the TakeAction political committee from 2019-2020 and has been an individual member since 2019. Both inside and outside the classroom, she seeks to amplify the voices of students, families, educators and working people across Minnesota. She joined the board in 2021 as an organizational member.